Can Activated Carbon Remove Formaldehyde?

Can activated carbon filters remove formaldehyde and VOCs? Earlier tests from Smart Air found that carbon can reduce VOCs from cigarette smoke. But formaldehyde and VOCs in general are particular concern for many people. We put activated carbon filters to the test by ordering formaldehyde straight from the factory and … Read more

Ford Gurgaon office

Smart Air Provides Clean Air to Automobile Giant Ford

Right after moving to their new office in the Chimes building in Gurgaon, Ford India was experiencing problems with outdoor particulate pollution (PM2.5) and chemicals (VOCs) off-gassing from new furniture, carpets, paints, and other remodeling work. To tackle these problems and protect the health of their staff, Ford India reached … Read more

Should You Sleep With Air Purifier On?

Here’s a question I often get asked about air purifiers: “I don’t want to hear the fan while I sleep, so can I run my air purifier for an hour and then turn it off before I sleep at night? Or should I sleep with my air purifier on at … Read more

Hong Kong’s Air Quality Might Not Be as Good as You Think

Hong Kong doesn’t come to mind when people think of air pollution. However, the data tells a different story–one that has important implications for Hong Kongers’ health. Hong Kong’s Air Pollution in Numbers I just analyzed data on Hong Kong’s pollution data and found that PM2.5 averaged 30 micrograms in 2018. … Read more

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